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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin striga (a furrow)

NounEdit

striga (plural strigae)

  1. (botany) A sharp bristle or hair-like scale.
  2. A stripe or stria.
  3. (architecture) The flute of a column.

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Etymology 1Edit

From strix (screech owl).

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NounEdit

strīga f (genitive strīgae); first declension

  1. evil spirit, witch, hag, vampire
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative strīga strīgae
Genitive strīgae strīgārum
Dative strīgae strīgīs
Accusative strīgam strīgās
Ablative strīgā strīgīs
Vocative strīga strīgae
DescendantsEdit
  • Albanian: shtrigë (borrowing)
  • Aromanian: strigã
  • French: stryge (borrowing)
  • Friulian: strie
  • Italian: strega, striga
  • Ladin: stria
  • Ligurian: stria

Etymology 2Edit

From strix (groove, furrow).

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NounEdit

striga f (genitive strigae); first declension

  1. row, strip, swath
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative striga strigae
Genitive strigae strigārum
Dative strigae strigīs
Accusative strigam strigās
Ablative strigā strigīs
Vocative striga strigae
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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin root *strigāre from Latin strix (screech owl).

VerbEdit

a striga (third-person singular present strigă, past participle strigat1st conj.

  1. to call
  2. to shout, yell, scream

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SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romanian strigă, from Latin strīga.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstri.ɡa/
  • Hyphenation: stri‧ga

NounEdit

striga f (genitive singular strigy, nominative plural strigy, genitive plural stríg, declension pattern of žena)

  1. witch
  2. demon

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Further readingEdit

  • striga in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin striga (evil spirit, compare Friulian strie, Italian strega, Ligurian stria, Lombard stria, and also Romanian strigă), from strīx, from Ancient Greek στρίγξ (strínx).

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NounEdit

striga f (plural strighe)

  1. witch, sorceress (female who uses magic)

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